The LIB sign in front of attendees flocking to the cool lake Almost no one could have predicted what began as a small birthday party for friends and family in Santa Barbara in 1999 with 1,200 people to balloon into one of California’s, and the world’s, most loved music and art festivals. It wasn’t untilContinue reading “LIB Lifts 2019”
One of the two gorgeous stages featured at Bamboo Bass:) A Canadian artist showcasing his live painting at Bamboo Bass Performers who accompanied musical acts with dancing, fire spinning, arial work, and more! Bamboo Bass: a collective of artists and performers from all over the world celebrating bass and techhouse music in the paradise ofContinue reading “International Bamboo Bass: how Rodriguez has cultivated the Costa Rican techno scene through travel”
I have been to many, many festivals in my life, but DirtyBird Campout is something unique- it’s fun for adults! I haven’t been to a festival that has so many games- and DJs host different games to interact with fans! This makes the entire environment inclusive and friendly. Between water balloon tosses, sac races withContinue reading “To DirtyBird or to Dirtybird?”
People can say what they want about Burning Man- that it causes immense carbon emissions (which goes against its principles), and has been sold-out and popularized into the corporate world, etc., and these things are true. But the point people are missing, and haven’t felt is this community open to adaptation and change, coupled with acceptance, to combatContinue reading “Burning Man 2018: The Desert of Connection”
The world is always growing around us Yet we choose when we want to see it
This past weekend, I worked Mystic Valley Thailand, in Khao Yai National Park. I was blessed enough to talk to two of my favorite artists (Nakadia and Alle Farben) who performed, and take many pictures of many beautiful people and moments (below). <3<3 Favorite artists: Nakadia (Thailand). Nakadia is one of Thailand’s most loved underground techno DJs.Continue reading “Mystic Valley-Thailand”
$40…. One Eurail pass….One best friend…2 weeks…..Amsterdam, Prague, Berlin Christmas with new friends from Tunisia, New Years with a lovely human Emily and scary fireworks. Bliss.
Some depressing poetry to fit the mood of this beautiful, ancient place that was abandoned after Buddhists took power in Cambodia. This bus window reminds me of Los Angeles, of dodging people dried out by drugs and the sun, drunk wanderings and eating Thai food. Arguments, lots of them, about things irrelevant, blowing through theContinue reading “Angkor Wat: an Empty, Hidden Treasure”